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1.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
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The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair. (116 mins.)
 
2.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
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In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her. (117 mins.)
 
3.
The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
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A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a compact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract. (107 mins.)
 
4.
Portrait of Jennie (1948)
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A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist. (86 mins.)
 
5.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)
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True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis. (103 mins.)
 
6.
The Prince and the Pauper (1937)
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Two look-alike boys, one a poor street kid and the other a prince, exchange places to see what the other's life is like. (118 mins.)
 
7.
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
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The biography of the pioneering French microbiologist who helped revolutionize agriculture and medicine. (86 mins.)
 
8.
Jewel Robbery (1932)
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A gentleman thief charms a Viennese baron's wife and also conducts a daring daylight robbery of a jewellers. (68 mins.)
 
9.
The Last Flight (1931)
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World War 1 veterans roam Paris drinking and admiring a woman they recently met. (76 mins.)
 
10.
Juarez (1939)
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Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico. (125 mins.)
 
11.
Duel in the Sun (1946)
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Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad. (129 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
12.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
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Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia... (133 mins.)
 
13.
Love Letters (1945)
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Allen Quinton writes a fellow soldier's love letters; tragedy results. Later, Allen meets a beautiful amnesiac who fears postmen... (101 mins.)
 
14.
Paid in Full (1950)
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Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice... (98 mins.)
 
15.
Fashions of 1934 (1934)
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Sherwood Nash is a swindler who bootlegs Paris fashions for sale at cut-rate prices. His assistant Lynn... (78 mins.)
 
16.
Fog Over Frisco (1934)
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The lifestyles of Arlene and Valkyr Bradford, half-sisters from a respected San Francisco family, diverge markedly as Arlene takes up with criminals. (68 mins.)
 
17.
I'll Be Seeing You (1944)
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A soldier suffering from combat fatigue meets a young woman on Christmas furlough from prison and their mutual loneliness blossoms into romance. (85 mins.)
 
18.
A Dispatch from Reuter's (1940)
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Starting with a small flock of carrier pigeons, nineteenth-century entrepreneur Julius Reuter turns... (90 mins.)
 
19.
Dark City (1950)
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Gamblers who "took" an out-of-town sucker in a crooked poker game feel shadowy vengeance closing in on them. (98 mins.)
 
20.
Rope of Sand (1949)
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A man abused by a sadistic mining company cop before he could tell where on their desert property he'd found diamonds decides to steal them instead. (104 mins.)
 
21.
Lawyer Man (1932)
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Idealistic attorney Anton Adam makes headlines when he successfully prosecutes a prominent New York racketeer named Gilmurry... (72 mins.)
 
22.
Tennessee Johnson (1942)
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A chronicle of the life of Andrew Johnson from his first arrival in Tennessee to his time as President of the United States. (103 mins.)
 
23.
The Accused (1949)
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A beautiful psychology professor tries to hide a self-defense killing. (101 mins.)
 
24.
September Affair (1950)
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An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate... (104 mins.)
 
25.
Man Wanted (1932)
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Lois is the editor of the 400 Magazine and is a work-a-holic. When Tom comes to her office to sell her a rowing machine... (62 mins.)
 
26.
This Love of Ours (1945)
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At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him... (90 mins.)
 
27.
The Great O'Malley (1937)
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A by-the-book patrolman who cares more about the letter of the law than justice feels guilty when his inflexibility sends a family man to prison. (71 mins.)
 
28.
The Turning Point (1952)
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Jerry McKibbon is a tough, no nonsense reporter, mentoring special prosecutor John Conroy in routing out corrupt officials in the city, which may even include Conroy's own police detective father as a suspect. (85 mins.)
 
29.
Geschlecht in Fesseln (1928)
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A young man is convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to a term in prison. There he forms a close relationship with his cellmate and upon his release his wife is concerned as to how prison has changed the man she married. (107 mins.)
 
30.
Dr. Socrates (1935)
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A small-town doctor gets roped into helping a notorious bank robber. (70 mins.)
 
31.
The White Angel (1936)
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A look at the life of Florence Nightingale. (92 mins.)
 
32.
Volcano (1950)
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While awaiting Production Code seal approval in the USA this Italian-made production went through three... (106 mins.)
 
33.
Boots Malone (1952)
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Boots Malone is jockey's agent and a bit of a wheeler-dealer who went from living at the Ritz to living... (102 mins.)
 
34.
From Headquarters (1933)
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When a Broadway playboy is found dead, it's up to detective Jim Stevens to pick the murderer out of several likely candidates. (64 mins.)
 
35.
The Firebird (1934)
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Herman Brandt, a handsome but overly conceited actor, lives in the same apartment building in Vienna... (74 mins.)
 
36.
Madame Du Barry (1934)
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Madame DuBarry is a 1934 American historical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dolores del Rio... (79 mins.)
 
37.
Red Mountain (1951)
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In 1865 Confederate Capt. Sherwood is heading to Colorado where Confederate Gen. Quantrill is stirring up rebellion using various Indian Nations. (84 mins.)
 
38.
Magic Fire (1955)
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The life and career of German composer Richard Wagner. (120 mins.)
 
39.
Syncopation (1942)
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Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition... (88 mins.)
 
40.
The Devil's in Love (1933)
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Unjustly convicted of murdering the major who transferred him to another outpost, a doctor makes good his escape then sets out to prove his innocence using another identity. (70 mins.)
 
41.
The Secret Bride (1934)
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Before Ruth Vincent, daughter of a state governor, and state attorney general Robert Sheldon can announce their marriage... (64 mins.)
 
42.
Her Majesty, Love (1931)
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Wealthy man falls in love with a poor girl and proposes to her, going against the wishes of his family. (75 mins.)
 
43.
The Crash (1932)
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Rich couple loses their fortune in stock market crash. (58 mins.)
 
44.
Dr. Monica (1934)
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Dr. Monica Brayden, a successful physician, is the central character in this story. Unbeknownst to her... (61 mins.)
 
45.
Elephant Walk (1954)
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The young bride of a rich planter finds herself the only white woman at Elephant Walk tea plantation, British Ceylon. (103 mins.)
 
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Adorable (1933)
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Janet Gaynor plays a rebellious princess who must try to marry the man she loves, instead of the stuffy old prince her parents want her to marry... (88 mins.)
 
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Kismet (1944)
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Hafiz, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to... (100 mins.)
 
48.
Satan Met a Lady (1936)
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Sardonic detective Shane, thrown out of one town for bringing trouble, heads for home and his ex-partner's detective agency... (74 mins.)